Rode VideoMic GO II

Lightweight Directional Microphone

Rode VideoMic GO II

Lightweight Directional Microphone

SKU: VideoMicGOII

Cat no: 48349

  • Broadcast-quality compact shotgun microphone
  • Ultra-lightweight (just 89 grams)
  • No battery required and no complicated switching – incredibly easy to use
  • 3.5mm TRS output for use with cameras

Usually delivered in 3-5 days

£79.00 (ex vat) £94.80 (incl vat)

Rode VideoMic GO II

Lightweight Directional Microphone
The VideoMic GO II is designed to make capturing incredible audio incredibly easy. Ultra-lightweight and compact, with powerful features that are simple to use, it is perfect for all forms of content creation with a camera, smartphone or tablet, or computer. It’s time to take your content to the next level.

Incredible Sound with Ease
You don’t need to be an audio expert to get incredible sound. The VideoMic GO II does all the hard work for you. Featuring the same annular line tube technology as our VideoMic NTG and NTG5 microphones, it delivers rich, full-bodied audio that is perfect for a wide range of recording applications. It is a highly directional microphone, meaning it focuses on what you have it pointed at while reducing background noise, giving you crystal-clear, professional sound with ease.

The VideoMic GO II also comes with a high-quality windshield for capturing clean recordings outdoors and reducing plosives, plus a professional shockmount for superior absorption of handling noise.

Small but Mighty
Weighing in at just 89 grams, the VideoMic GO II is compact and lightweight enough to take with you wherever you go. Perfect for use with compact cameras, mobile recording rigs, or on a desktop as a USB microphone for capturing high-quality audio anywhere.

As Simple as Plug and Go
The VideoMic GO II has no complicated controls or switches and requires no batteries to operate, so you can get recording in seconds. It connects seamlessly to cameras, computers, smartphones and tablets, giving you instant professional audio with minimal fuss – just pick it up, plug it in and go.

One Mic For All Your Devices
The VideoMic GO II is designed to suit the diverse needs of today’s content creators, offering universal compatibility with all your devices*.

Use it with your camera in the field. Use it with your smartphone or tablet for crystal-clear recording on the go. Use it as a desktop USB mic for podcasting, gaming and livestreaming, or video calls. Incredible versatility for maximum creativity.

*Additional cables required for connecting the VideoMic GO II to computers and mobile devices via USB – USB-C devices: SC16, SC17, SC18; iOS (Lightning) devices: SC15, SC19.

Supercharged with USB Power
Plugging the VideoMic GO II into your computer turns it into a fully functional USB microphone – perfect for anything from podcasting to video calls and voice overs to streaming. This groundbreaking patent-pending technology makes the VideoMic GO II unlike any other microphone in its class. When used in USB mode, the 3.5mm output doubles as a headphone output for easy audio monitoring and playback of your recordings.

Unlock More Creative Potential With RØDE Apps
The VideoMic GO II is compatible with the entire RØDE app suite, giving you access to advanced features, powerful audio processing and studio-quality recording on any device.

RØDE Connect
Record with up to four microphones on a computer, with intuitive controls and powerful features. Create pro-quality podcasts or livestreams. Access studio-quality processing at the click of a button.

RØDE Reporter
Configure device settings, including adjusting the input gain, engaging a high-pass filter, high-frequency boost and pad, and record broadcast-quality audio on the go with your mobile device.

RØDE Central
Unlock advanced features and configure device settings anywhere. Set the input gain, engage a high-pass filter, high-frequency boost and pad, and update firmware for accessing new features.

Key Features:

  • Broadcast-quality compact shotgun microphone
  • Ultra-lightweight (just 89 grams)
  • No battery required and no complicated switching – incredibly easy to use
  • 3.5mm TRS output for use with cameras
  • USB output for use with mobile devices (iOS and Android) and computers (macOS and Windows)
  • Compatible with RØDE apps for accessing advanced features, powerful audio processing and studio-quality recording on any device

Product Specification

Acoustic Principle
  • Pressure gradient electret condenser

Polar Pattern
  • Supercardioid
Frequency Response
  • 20Hz - 20kHz
Output Impedance
  • 2K2Ω
Signal-to-Noise Ratio
  • 79 dBA
Equivalent Noise Level (A-Weighted)
  • 15 dBA
Dynamic Range
  • 95 dBA Typical
Sensitivity
  • -31dBV(28.78mV @ 94dB SPL) ± 1dB @ 1kHz
Max Input SPL
  • 110 dB SPL
Output Connection
  • 3.5mm TRS
  • USB-C
Computer Connectivity
  • USB-C (USB 2.0)
Simultaneous I/O
  • Stereo input and output when in USB mode
Power Requirements
  • 3.5mm plug-in power 2 - 5V
  • USB 5V
Bit Depth
  • 24-bit
Sample Rates
  • 48 kHz
Minimum OS Requirements
  • macOS 10.15
  • Windows 10 (20H2)
  • iOS 14
  • Android 9.0
Weight (g)
  • VideoMic GO II: 33
  • VideoMic GO II with SM8-R: 89
  • VideoMic GO II and all included accessories: 96
Dimensions (mm) VideoMic GO II:
  • Height: 120
  • Diameter: 21.6
VideoMic GO II and included accessories:
  • Length: 150
  • Width: 70
  • Height: 86
  • 1 x VideoMic GO II
  • 1 x SC14 3.5mm TRS to TRS cable
  • 1 x Foam Windshield
  • 1 x SM8-R Shockmount

Rode Warranties

Register for your Rode HERE.

All RØDE products are warranted for one year from date of purchase. If you purchased your microphone from an authorised retailer then your warranty can be extended to five years, ten years or lifetime* (depending on the model) by registering the details of your purchase using this form.

RØDE’s extended warranty program gives you the peace of mind that your investment is protected for many years to come. Full Terms & Conditions.

The RØDE extended warranty gives you the peace of mind that your investment is protected for many years to come.

FAQ's

Q:What information should I include with a service/repair request?
A:The best way to request a service is to register your microphone for warranty and then request a service via the 'My Mics' page.

If you are requesting a service or repair of a product via email please let us know the following information:

  • Product range
  • Serial number
  • Basic fault description
  • Your return address
  • Your contact phone number

With this information we will be able to quickly provide you with further assistance for your product.

Q:Is my microphone covered by a service warranty?
A:RØDE microphones come with a 1 year manufacturers warranty, this can be upgraded to one of our free extended warranties by the registration of the microphone on our website. Please register your microphone using the WARRANTY tab above.

Our warranty covers faulty workmanship and faulty components. RØDE may either repair or replace the product at their sole discretion. The product must be returned to the service centre in the country that the product was purchased for service and repair.

Please note: the warranty does not cover normal wear and tear, nor the use of the product in heavily corrosive, polluted or extremely humid environments.

Q:Can I still get support for my legacy/discontinued product?
A:Yes, at RØDE we support our products for as long as possible, many years into their retirement. We understand that you will often have a "go to" mic that you simply cannot work without and we will do everything we can to assist with the repairs of these legacy products.

Spare parts are usually available so please contact your local service agent for assistance with these repairs.

Q:What is the procedure for returning a faulty product?
A:Please view our FAQ to try and troubleshoot the issue. If you believe the microphone is at fault please contact our distributor in your country of residence for the correct procedure for returning your product. To find your nearest distributor please use our technical support finder here.

DO NOT send any product back to RØDE without first obtaining a unique RMA number.

Q:How do I register for the RØDE extended warranty?
A:Registration for the extended warranty can be made by completing our online registration form. 

Once registered you warranty will be extended to either 10 years, 5 years capped or lifetime, depending on your product.

Adapters Click to expand

RØDE SC19 SB-C to Lightning Adapter

RØDE SC19 SB-C to Lightning Adapter

£20.00 (ex vat) £24.00 (incl vat)

Audio Cables Click to expand

Rode SC15 USB-C to Lightning Cable

Rode SC15 USB-C to Lightning Cable

£20.00 (ex vat) £24.00 (incl vat)
Rode SC17 1.5m USB-C to USB-C Cable

Rode SC17 1.5m USB-C to USB-C Cable

£13.00 (ex vat) £15.60 (incl vat)
Rode SC18 1.5m USB-C to USB-A Cable

Rode SC18 1.5m USB-C to USB-A Cable

£10.00 (ex vat) £12.00 (incl vat)

Cables Click to expand

Rode SC16 USB-C to USB-C Cable

Rode SC16 USB-C to USB-C Cable

£10.00 (ex vat) £12.00 (incl vat)

Tripod Kits & Systems Click to expand

Rode Tripod 2

Rode Tripod 2

£39.00 (ex vat) £46.80 (incl vat)

Windjammers Click to expand

Rode WS12 Windshield

Rode WS12 Windshield

£24.00 (ex vat) £28.80 (incl vat)

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